Bryn Mawr Classical Review 98.3.04


BMCR Books Received (February 1998)


*Bartsch, Shadi, Ideology in Cold Blood: A Reading of Lucan's Civil War. Harvard: Harvard University Press, 1997. Pp. x, 224. $45. ISBN 0-674-44291-1.

*Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Renate, Reading Myth: Classical Mythology and Its Interpretations in Medieval French Literature. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997. Pp. x, 314. $49.50. ISBN 0-8047-2810-0.

*Bodel, John. and Stephen Tracy, eds.,Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist.New York:American Academy in Rome.1997.Pp. xx, 249. ISBN 1-879549-05-0.(pb).

Bookidis, Nancy, and Ronald S. Stroud, The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: Topography and Architecture. Corinth Vol. XVIII, Part III.Princeton: The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1997. Pp. xxiii, 510, 60 pls, 12 maps. $125. ISBN 0-87661-183-8.

Brothwell, Don R., and Patricia Brothwell, Food in Antiquity: A Survey of the Diet of Early Peoples. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998 (exp. ed. 1969). Pp. 283, 67 pls. $15.95. ISBN 0-8018-5740-6 (pb).

Cawkwell, George, Thucydides and the Peloponnesian War. London: Routledge, 1997. Pp. ix, 162. $65$18.99. ISBN 0-415-16430-3/0-415-16522-0.

*Clarke, John R., Looking at Lovemaking: Constructions of Sexuality in Roman Art 100 B.C. - A.D. 250. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1998. Pp. xvii, 372, 107 ills. $39.95. ISBN 0-520-20024-1.

Dobrov, Gregory W., ed., The City as Comedy: Society and Representation in Athenian Drama. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. Pp. xix, 355. $65/$22.50. ISBN 0-8078-2337-6 (hb)/0-8078-4645-7 (pb).

*Dover, Sir Kenneth, The Evolution of Greek Prose Style. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. xxii, 198. $65. ISBN 0-19-814028-2.

Easterling, P. E., ed., The Cambridge Companion to Greek Tragedy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Pp xvii, 392. $59.95/$19.95. ISBN 0-521041245-5/0-521-42351-1.

*Eire, Antonio Lopez, ed., Sociedad, Politica y Literatura. Comedia Griega Antigua. Actas del I Congreso Internacional (Salamanca, 1996). Salamanca: LOGO: Asociacion Espanola de Estudios sobre Lengua, Pensamiento y Cultura Clasica, 1997. Pp. 362. 5.000 pts (ca. $35). ISBN 84-600-9419-7.

*Forsyth, Phyllis Young, Thera in the Bronze Age. Bern: Peter Lang, 1997. Pp. 201. $42.95. ISBN 0-8204-3788-3.

*Graf, Fritz, Der Lauf des rollenden Jahres. Zeit und Kalender in Rom. Stuttgart: B. G. Teubner, 1997. Pp. 48. DM 28. ISBN 3-519-07555-5.

Gutzwiller, Kathryn J., Poetic Garlands: Hellenistic Epigrams in Context.Berkeley: University of California Press,1998.Pp. xiii, 358.$45.00.ISBN 0-520-20857-9.

Henig, Martin, The Art of Roman Britain. London: Routledge, 1995. Pp. 224, 109 ills, 16 pls. $29.99. ISBN 0-415-15136-8. (pb).

*Huby, Pamela, and Carlos Steel, trans., Priscian, On Theophrastus' On Sense-Perception with 'Simplicius' On Aristotle's On the Soul 2.5-12. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997. Pp. 261. $49.95. ISBN 0-9014-3282-0.

Kebric, Robert B., Greek People. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Co., 1997 (rep. 1989).Pp. xxi, 250. $20.95. ISBN 1-55934-645-0 (pb).

Kramer, Baerbel, Wolfgang Luppe, Herwig Maehler, and Guenter Poethke, eds., Akten des 21. Internationalen Papyrologenkongresses: Berlin, 13.-19.8.1995. Archiv fuer Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete Beiheft 3. 2 vols. Stuttgart and Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1997. Pp. xxxi, 1, 115, 40 pls. DM 475. ISBN 3-8154-7535-X; 3-8154-7535-7536-8.

*Kullman, Wolfgang, and Sabine Foellinger, eds., Aristotelische Biologie. Intentionen, Methoden, Ergebnisse. Akten des Symposions ueber Aristotles' Biologie vom 24.-28. Juli 1995.Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1997. Pp. 444. DM 196. ISBN 3-515-07047-8.

Latacz, Joachim, Achilleus: Wandlungen eines europaeischen Heldenbildes. 2nd ed. Stuttgart: B. G. Teubner, 1997 (1995). Pp. 108. DM 36. ISBN 3-519-17552-5.

Limberis, Vasiliki, Divine Heiress: The Virgin Mary and the Creation of Christian Constantinople. London and New York: Routledge, 1994. Pp. xi, 199. $45. ISBN 0-415-09677-4.

Mattusch, Carol C., The Victorious Youth. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997. Pp. 100, 22 pls., 50 ills. $16.95ISBN 0-89236-470-X (pb).

*McPherran, Mark L., Wisdom, Ignorance and Virtue: New Essays in Socratic Studies. Edmonton: Academic Printing and Publishing, 1997. Pp. xi, 155. $64.95/$24.95. ISBN 0-920980-70-8/0-92098-71-6.

Montserrat, Dominic, ed., Changing Bodies, Changing Meanings: Studies on the Human Body in Antiquity. London: Routledge, 1998. Pp. xvi, 234. $75. ISBN 0-415-13584-2.

*Pelikan, Jaroslav, What Has Athens to do with Jerusalem? Timaeus and Genesis in Counterpoint. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1997. Pp. xvi, 139. $27.95. ISBN 0-472-10807-7.

*Rawson, Beryl, and Paul Weaver, eds., The Roman Family in Italy: Status, Sentiment, Space. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. xvi, 378. $85. ISBN 0-190815052-0.

*Schaeffer, Judith Snyder, Nancy H. Ramage, Crawford H. Greenwalt, Jr., eds., The Corinthian, Attic, and Lakonian Pottery from Sardis. Archaeological Exploration of Sardis 10. Harvard: Harvard University Press, 1997. Pp. xx, 151, 66 pls. $60. ISBN 0-674-17160-8.

*Scholz, Peter Der Philosoph und die Politik. Frankfurter Althistorische Beitraege, Band 2.Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag.1998.Pp. 434.DM/sFr 136 ISBN 3-515-07054-0.(hb).

Shelton, Jo-Ann, As The Romans Did: A Sourcebook in Roman Social History, 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. Pp. xxv, 483. $45. ISBN 0-19-508974-X.

Slavitt, David R., and Palmer Bovie, eds., Euripides, 1: Medea, Hecuba, Andromache, the Bacchae. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998. Pp. xiv, 300. $16.95. ISBN 0-8122-1626-1 (pb).

*Slavitt, David R., and Palmer Bovie, eds., Euripides, 2: Hippolytus, Suppliant Women, Helen, Electra, Cyclops. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998. Pp. xiv, 360. $16.95. ISBN 0-8122-1629-6. (pb).

*Slavitt, David R., ed. and trans., Aeschylus, 1: The Oresteia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998. Pp. xv, 159. $14.95. ISBN 0-8122-1627-X (pb).

*Slavitt, David R., trans., Broken Columns: Two Roman Epic Fragments: The Achilleid of Publius Statius and The Rape of Proserpine of Claudius Claudianus. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997. Pp. xii, 98. $38.50/$14.95. ISBN 0-8122-3424-3 (hb)/ISBN 0-8122-1630-X (pb).

*Slingerland, H. Dixon, Claudian Policymaking and the Early Imperial Repression of Judaism at Rome. South Florida Studies in the History of Judaism 160. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1997. Pp. xi, 283. $69.95. ISBN 0-7885-0425-8.

Tomash, Sylvia, and Sealy Gilles, eds., Text and Territory: Geographical Imagination in the European Middle Ages. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998. Pp. vi, 330. $45/$19.95. ISBN 0-8122-3422-7/0-8122-1635-0.

*Van Nortwick, Thomas, Oedipus: The Meaning of a Masculine Life. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1998. Pp. xiv, 184. $19.95. ISBN 0-8061-3009-1.

*West, Martin L., ed., Aeschylus, Tragoediae. Stuttgart and Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1998 (corr. ed. of 1980). Pp. lxxxv, 508. DM 195. ISBN 3-519-11013-X.

*Wilke, Brigitte,Vergangenheit als Norm in der platonischen Staatsphilosophie. Stuttgart:Franz Steiner Verlag,1997.Pp. 275 ISBN 3-515-06619-5.

*Wissmann, Jessica, Motivation und Schmaehung: Feigheit in der Ilias und in der griechischen Tragoedie. Stuttgart: J. B. Metzler, 1997. Pp. 398. DM 55. ISBN 3-476-45189-5 (pb).

Wohl, Victoria, Intimate Commerce: Exchange, Gender, and Subjectivity in Greek Tragedy. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998. Pp. xxxvii, 294. $40/$19.95.